Georgia Milestones - Physical Science EOC: Waves Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Of the types of waves listed, which is most often used in medicine for diagnostic imaging?

Question 2 2. The crests and troughs of a transverse wave are like the compressions and _____ of a longitudinal wave.

Question 3 3. The waves with the largest wavelengths are which type of waves?

Question 4 4. On the electromagnetic spectrum, the waves with the highest frequencies have the smallest

Question 5 5. The direction of a reflected ray striking a curved surface depends upon

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Question 6 6. The law of reflection states that the angle of reflection is equal to the angle of

Question 7 7. Which wave parameter can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the frequency?

Question 8 8. The substance that a sound wave travels through is called the

Question 9 9. Of the following choices, a sound wave would travel fastest in a

Question 10 10. Within a medium of the same state, wave speed, in general, increases with _____ temperature.

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Question 11 11. Which wave parameter measures the spatial distance of one wave cycle?

Question 12 12. Which of the following terms describes the number of waves that pass by each second?

Question 13 13. Which wave parameter is related to the pitch of a sound?

Question 14 14. A wave transfers _____ from one location to another.

Question 15 15. Amplitude is a measure of how much _____ is being carried by a wave.

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Question 16 16. In Snell's Law, the ratio of the indices is related to the inverse ratio of the _ of the angles.

Question 17 17. The normal is an imaginary line that is

Question 18 18. When looking into the inner surface of a silver spoon, you would see the image of your chin projected

Question 19 19. What is a mechanical wave?

Question 20 20. In constructive interference, the two waves' amplitudes are

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Question 21 21. Which type of electromagnetic waves are used to study the molecular structures of crystalline solids?

Question 22 22. The portion between two successive wave crests or troughs is called the

Question 23 23. Sound waves in the _____ range are best at traveling over large distances.

Question 24 24. Standing waves can only occur in a medium that is

Question 25 25. The waves you can make with a jump rope would be which type of waves?

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Question 26 26. Sound with a frequency of 950 Hz and a wavelength of 1 m will travel _____ kilometers in 5 minutes.

Question 27 27. Which wave parameter is related to the volume of a sound?

Question 28 28. Which wave parameter measures the time it takes to complete one cycle?

Question 29 29. Which wave parameter measures the height of the crest of a wave?

Question 30 30. If you increase the elasticity of a material, what happens to the speed of a mechanical wave going through it?

Georgia Milestones - Physical Science EOC: Waves Chapter Exam Instructions

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